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>>> from the sky, a meteor >>> from the sky, a meteor scorches the skies over russia, hundreds are hurt, buildings are damaged, and it may be because of an asteroid set to fly by earth closer today. >>> and excited passengers excited to get off a crippled cruise ship after spending days adrift on the open water. >> never again on my life will i ever even walk around a cruise ship. i'm done. captioning funded by cbs news" for friday, february 15th, 2013. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, february 15th, 2013. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin this morning with a frightening meteor strike in russia. now, meteor sightings are a common occurrence, but not incidents that cause injury and damage. the russian interior ministry says more than 400 people were injured when the meteor, possibly part of a meteor shower, hit like a missile near the euro mountains about a thousand miles east of moscow and it's near a former soviet union weapons site. the meteor streaked across the sky this morning with a loud boom, leaving
michael garnet is a canadian hockey player living in russia. >> definitely my building was shaking, so i could feel -- i could feel a sway in my building, so it kind of sounded like a bomb went off. >> now, it's unclear if the meteorite hit russia this morning is related to that giant asteroid due to pass very close to earth later today. earlier i spoke to cbs news contributor dr. michio kaku. dr. kaku, i know meteor showers aren't particularly rare but how common is it to cause damage? >> it's quite unusual. usually on a given night objects the size of a baseball will burn up in the atmosphere, and these are the shooting stars and falling stars you see at night. however, this one was probably caused by an object as big as a car or as big as a house, burning up in the atmosphere at perhaps 20,000 miles per hour, 30,000 miles per hour such that you break the sound barrier and thus you actually land on the planet earth. these events are more rare however, they do happen and they usually burn up over the ocean. they burn up over unpopulated areas. thi
from outer space. a sudden meteor shower, raining down chunks of burning rocks on russia. >> the speeding meteorite was captured on camera, streaking across the skies of siberia overnight. shattering windows and injuring more than 400 people. many of him hit by broken glass. >> 20,000 soldiers have been sent to that scene. with so many windows shattered, schools in the area had to be closed because the temps had dipped to about zero outside. it's a developing situation, which we'll continue to follow throughout the day. we'll have much more, from russia, coming up later in this half hour. >>> breaking news does not stop there. also from overnight, the nightmarish vacation cruise is finally over for all of those passengers who have been stuck onboard "the triumph." >> some boarded buses for new orleans or texas. while others settled into hotels in mobile, alabama. all in search of a hot shower and warm food. marci gonzalez join us from mobile, alabama. good morning, marci. >> reporter: here it is. the carnival cruise docked. and hours later, all of the relieved passengers
there in russia. a special asteroid viewing party is planned later tonight here in oakland at the chabot space and science center. they are going to have telescopes to be able to see that asteroid and scientists an astronomers on hand to talk about it. the party starts at 7:00. >> i bet after this meteorite shower in russia, a lot of people are probably going to head out to watch the asteroid. >> and around the world you see all that video coming in now. we'll probably see more. that was coming in screaming at about 33,000 miles per hour and then starts to come apart. but that compression as it's moving through the atmosphere caused that shock wave and all that damage. >> if you are in russia and you don't know what's going on and you see this, you're thinking it's the end of the world. i can see that. the good news this latest asteroid that's supposed to be approaching the earth about 17,000 miles away. that's close but not as close. >> good. >>> around the bay area we are looking at lots of sunshine coming our direction. it looks like high pressure still o
busy but no major stalls or accidents to slow you up. kristen? eric? >> developing news from russia. more than 725 people have been injured after a meteorite over siberia 950 miles east of now last night. video from youtube shows most mostly bright lights before it broke up. the public of injured is grow as if you reports come in from small towns in the area. katie marzullo will have a live more in 30 minutes. >> right now, an elementary school is ready to re-open this morning after a late night shooting left one dead. our reporter joining us live from hillside elementary in san leandro. amy? >> the campus is closed and the kids the be allowed to return to school and there will be a crisis team here if the kid want to talk about what happened on their campus. friends and fell of the victim turn this campus into a memorial last night holding a vigil for the 19-year-old. the college student was shot to death on wednesday night before 9:00. investigators say he may have been playing a dice game on the hillside elementary school campus before he was killed. his mother says he didn't hav
after a scene straight out of the movie of armageddon as russia is hit by a meteor strike sparking an explosion with the power of an atomic bomb of. welcome to "america live," what a friday, everyone, i am h megyn kelly. a bright light scene racing across the sky as the ten-ton meteor enters earth's atmosphere travelling at least 33,000 miles per hour. imagine looking up and seeing this. this video of a roadway showing, look at the sky lighting up, bright white as a large fireball explodes. the sonic blast shattering windows, shards of glass and debris rain down on panicked local and that's how most of the injuries happened. up close to a thousand people injured. and some thinking the worst, thinking the world was coming to an end. (scream (screams) >> a flash of light and three minutes after a loud blast happened and people started to panic. and somebody screamed, the end of the earth! reminded me of action movies like terminator 4. the light was very bright, looked like a very bright sun and lasted for three seconds and three minutes later, the blast happened. >> megyn: can you
which we'll continue to follow throughout the day. we'll have much more, from russia, coming up later in this half hour. >>> breaking news does not stop there. also from overnight, the nightmarish vacation cruise is finally over for all of those passengers who have been stuck onboard "the triumph." >> some boarded buses for new orleans or texas. while others settled into hotels in mobile, alabama. all in search of a hot shower and warm food. marci gonzalez join us from mobile, alabama. good morning, marci. >> reporter: here it is. the carnival cruise docked. and hours later, all of the relieved passengers were finally off the ship. dry land at last. carnival "triumph" passengers chrissing the ground as they leave what's been their miserable cruise ship prison. >> the sewer kept backing up. people would slip and fall in it. the smell was terrible. >> reporter: the stench and lack of electricity drove many of the 4,000 people onboard to live and sleep in a kind of shantytown on the ship's deck. a nightmare that began sunday, when a fire knocked out the ship's engines, leaving the
out and cellphones have stopped working. >> it happened in russia about 900 miles east of moscow. paul normally tracking the rain is tonight tracking meteors. >> this is an interesting one. and we have so many different vantage point was it, we can get this to you quickly because of things like youtube. imagine driving to work and that is what you see. it's a large meteor that landed in russia. here's the deal. we've been telling you over the past couple days there's a huge piece of asteroid out there that will make a very close pass to earth within 17,000 miles of earth tomorrow. we know that's not going to hit us but asteroids never travel alone. they have little buddies going with them, and some of those are going to interact with our atmosphere. and this is a different vantage point of the same meteor. we've heard reports of injuries, and that's what happened over the past hour and a half over russia. amazing video coming in. right now we've heard of no serious injuries, and it was a very rural area. but that's just a sign that we're playing a stellar dog fall game here. >> and it
. aaron and eun back to you. >> we're staying on top of breaking news out of russia. the emergency ministry telling nbc news that some 500 people are hurt after a meteor shower sent debris crashing to the ground. >> we've been all over video pouring into the newsroom of that meteor. you can see it causing a huge streak across the sky, a light. russia's academy of science weighed it in at about ten tons and entered the atmosphere at 33,000 miles per hour. doctors say they were almost hundreds of injuries there suffering from cuts, from broken glass that resulted from the sonic boom from that meteor. we'll continue to follow this. bring you the latest throughout the morning. >>> we're continuing to follow breaking news out of south africa. olympic sprinter oscar pistorius is charged with murder for the death of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. prosecutors there say they will seek a premeditated murder charge against him. pistorius' first court appearance ended a little more than 30 minutes ago. the judge delayed the bail hearing until next week which means pistorius will remain in cus
appreciate it. ? or gal lat particular news, a meteor lit up the skies over eastern russia. the blinding light was followed by a series of deafening explosions. listen to this. an expert tells cnn that the debt nation appears to be the equivalent of roughly 300 kilotons of tnt. that is about the same magnitude of a nuclear blast. the impact on populated areas is widespread and historic. the concussion shattered windows. at least 1,000 people are hurt and cnn's mary snow is keeping track of it and there's a lot to keep track of. this is unbelievable, isn't it? >> it is. and frightening. you showed incredible video. more continues to come in. the scene was surreal has the meteor struck sending off mass confusion. meteors scattered over three regions of russia with reports of damage to about 3,000 buildings. it came out of nowhere. the bright streak long enough to capture on camera as it lurched towards earth and exploded. a deafening boom followed over russia. the sonic boom shattered glass. at least 1,000 people in the bulls eye of the falling meteor were injured. it's a bombing, says thi
back on american soil and headed home. a this is amateur video of russia.e falling in it injured more than 400 people. good morning, washington. it's friday, february 15. i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. great to have you along. let's get to jacqui jeras to about what we are in store for. >> interesting weather in the next 24 hours. we have a mixed bag again as a weak weather system approaches rainfall for the drive home tonight. starting pleasant today, 38 at national, 32 at dulles, degrees in manassas. the skies are fair throughout region for the most part. we expect icker clouds day andut the eventually becoming mostly cloudy. be mild into the 50's this afternoon. expecting rain by 5:00. then we will see a change to snow late tonight. details for the long holiday weekend, coming up. first, time for traffic and .eather jamee relatively quiet from the traffic center. item potentially in virginia. 395 past shirlington, glebe oad, towards the pentagon, a possible crash. there are the way to check it out. i will have more on that in 10 minutes. between stanford and the beltway,
russia. >>> and a 14-year-old killed in the east bay. we'll talk to her grandmother -- at noon. ao >>> fears that the world was coming to an end after an explosion over russia injured a thousand people. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. the meteor that streaked across the sky and exploded over russia earlier today had the power of an atomic bomb. its sonic blast shattered countless windows. ktvu's lorraine blanco joins us from the newsroom to let us know that broken glass injured a lot of people. lorraine? >> reporter: almost a thousand people, tori. the reason for that in many cases, people saw the brilliant light, ran to their windows to see what it was and within a minute their windows shattered with the sonic bomb. it reminds many of us of a scene from a sci-fi movie. but the very real damage from this 11-ton meteorite shocked people around the world. >> translator: after the flash nothing happened for about three minutes and then we rushed outdoors. >> reporter: about a thousand people suffered injuries, mostly from shattered glass. the space rock about the size of an suv ent
, stunning a canadian hockey player, now living in russia. >> i hear this loud bang! i live in a 24-story building on the 23rd floor and i looked up and the lights are shaking. i hear car alarms going off. it was just incredible. >> reporter: a zinc factory was badly damaged with a roof and wall collapse. meteor strikes with such a large impact are rare. edward lawrence for cbs news, los angeles. >> some scientists say the meteor over russia had nothing to do with the massive asteroid that came close to earth about a half hour ago. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in our newsroom and cate, i guess some don't agree. right? >> reporter: that's right, frank. the asteroid though as you said passed by earth a little over half hour ago and nasa says it's the closest one of its kind to approach our planet. we did a little digging to get more information on it. it's known as 2012-d.a. 14. the asteroid is 150 feet and destined for earth's backyard. experts say this is not to be confused with russia's meteor. >> the european space agency has run the videotape ba
. >> this is about two hours ago video to show you from russia, eastern russia. and it was a flash of light in the sky. this is like a movie. look at that. that occurred, now you may be wondering because we're seeing a lot of dashcam video. a lot of insurance fraud in russia so a lot of cars have dashcams. >> any idea how big this thing is? >> i don't know. but i know it's smaller than the big meteor or asteroid that's passing by 17,000 miles from earth tomorrow. likely this was one of its little buddies that moved in in russia. oakland 45 fremont 42. the setup in the atmosphere high pressure with us all week long. it's also at its closest point to us. the storm track way up in british columbia. an offshore wind day coming down out of the northeast, 60-70 degrees. we'll stay there for the next couple days before high pressure moves down to the south and we get the onshore flow. that means we'll cool down, and next week, some showers. rainfall coming up next week. we've got two more days tomorrow and saturday close to 70 degrees before we cool down and get that rainfall in here tuesday. high
that hit russia and left hundreds injured. an end to the holiday from hell. the crew ships docks and passengers relive the nightmare cruise. >> the worst was the toilet conditions, having to go in the gs. >> and in the ba business news. >> it is meant to be about getting countries to grow again. cutting the value of their currency to make exports cheaper. many say it is cheating. say japan is the worst offender. they will be meeting in moscow this weekend to thrash it out. london, 7:00y in in the morning in washington, 2:00 p.m. in pretoria, south africa. olympic and paralympic at least oscar pistorius, the double amputee, has appeared in court and been charged with murder. he broke down in tears as prosecutors announced they would pursue a charge of premeditated murder. his lawyers described him as being in an extremely traumatized state of mind. we have this report from our correspondent richard galpin. >> hiding his face from the cameras, oscar pistorius day is to be a police van taken to court. the global sporting legend facing a day of reckoning after his girlfriend or shot
as it knocks down the door. a canadian hockey player now living in russia described it like this. >> i hear this loud bang! i live in a 24-story building on the 23rd floor and all of a sudden i looked up and the lights are shaking and i hear car alarms going off. it was incredible. >> the meteor streaked across the sky at 33,000 miles per hour rocking a mountain range about 900 miles east of moscow. in total about 3,000 buildings were damaged. the worst was at this zinc factory where the roof completely collapsed. all of this damage was caused by a meteor about the size of an suv, too small for anyone to know it was coming. >> these things happen once every few decades of the centuries. as bad as that was, keep in mind that this happened over one of the more remote places on the entire planet. just imagine, derek, if this had happened over a very populated place like manhattan with all those skyscrapers just made entirely of glass. what would have happened there? all that glass would have exploded or imagine if it had happened here in d.c., scary stuff. >> i think folks would have said the
. >>> and the sky falls on russia. a meteor rips across the horizon, raining debris, shattering glass, and injuring hundreds. >>> the risk you could face from reverse mortgages. and sally field tells us how she nearly missed out on her oscar-nominated role. >>> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> the shocker from out of space. >> hundreds hurt after a meteor rains down on russia. >> leaving several buildings shaken and damaged. >> almost 1,000 miles east of moscow. >> up to 400 people may have been injured. >> hours before a 150-foot-wide asteroid is supposed to pass by. >> hug your loved ones, have them close and listen to some arrow smiktd. >> i'm glad to be out of here. >> the pleasure cruise that went very bad is finally over. >> first of all, sorry, carnival, for taking your bath robe. i figure they owed me. >> he murdered his girlfriend. >> there are reports she was shot through the bathroom door. >> a rare filibuster. >> i hope one democrat will look at chuck hagel's record and reconsid reconsider. >> just when you thought things couldn't get wor
this morning. we'll tell you the difference between this asteroid and the meteor in russia. >>> we are live in san jose where two men were shot in a drive by shooting. this is the second that has happened over night. we'll tell you what theys are say -- what neighbors are saying. >>> a chase and crash in san francisco brought the police chief to the scene. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day friday, tech 15th -- february 15th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. cold enough to snow? >> yes, next tuesday. until then. >> all right it's nice. >> really nice. yeah. we've been having nice weather wednesday and thursday. today will be the best of all. because it looks like temperatures really starting off on the mild side is hardly any fog. i can't find any. sonoma county airport says a little bit. 60s and low to mid 70s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. this is a live look from highway 4. you can see traffic is busy but it's not stop and go. also this morning we are looking at the san mateo bridge. traffic looks good nearby. there is
's to stay away from the smells. >> also new this morning. an incredible story out of russia. a meteor streaking into the skies over the ural mountains, causing shock waves then injured more than 500 people. the ural mountains are about 900 east of moscow. this is video of the event. the meteor which weighed about 10 t, entered the earth's atmosphere at a speed of a lease 33,000 mi. per hour and shattered more than 18 to 32 mi. above ground. hundreds that were injured, dozens of them were hospitalized. >> and here is new video just coming then. you can see and hear the glass breaking. also you can see the thick plume of smoke. this meteor blew up over russia, just a large asteroid is about to pass within $17 a miles of earth today. but scientists do not think that the two are related. >> olympic sprinter oscar pistorius has formally been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. here is new video of pistorius in court, where he what only as they said that they would pursue charges of premeditated murder against him, for the death of his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp who was found
story out of russia. a meteor streaking into the skies over the ural mountains, causing shock waves then injured more than a thousand people. the ural mountains are about 900 east of moscow. this is new video of the events. the meteor which weighed about 10 t, into the earth's atmosphere a speed of at least 33,000 mi. per hour is shattered about 18-32 mi. above ground. of the hundreds that were injured dozens of them were hospitalized. >> you can hear the glass breaking. with this media by blowing up over russia. this happens as a asteroid is going to pass the word. it is the size of a football field. scientists are saying if they do not think the two are related is it is a cosmic coincidence. >> olympic sprinter oscar pistorius has formally been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. here is new video of him in court, where he wept openly as they said they would pursue charges of premeditated murder against him, for the death of his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp. who was found shot and killed in his home yesterday. in a statement just released from the family of pistorius a
. it is caught on tape. [explosion] this happened 900 miles east of moscow in russia. happened in broad daylight too. good morning, everybody. there is lot to talk about this today. i'm bill hemmer. plenty of stuff. welcome on a friday morning. welcome to heather. >> i'm heather nauert in for martha maccallum heather: it create a shock wave. it bloke glass for hundreds of miles. lots of people were hospitalized. bill: it is so pure because it is day time. there are so many shots of this too. you can see the traffic moving through the street. they say sometimes when this happens, it will happen over the ocean or over the sea. and you don't get the same images. heather: you never know about it. bill: but this is a big city now. happened in a big russian city in the ural mountains, hours before a asteroid buzzes either to the closest on record but we're told there is no connection. greg palkot has more in london. what do we know about this event, greg. >> reporter: amazing amateur video we've been watching as you folks at that i can take it in as well. it happened in a russian city 130 miles east o
>>> good morning. hundreds of people are hurt after a meteor slammed into russia this morning. the incredible video in this incredible story. >>> we are live if oakland where scientists will be checking out an asteroid buzzing close to earth this morning. we'll tell you where and when you'll be able to see it. >>> live in san francisco where a stolen car chase ends up in a five-car crash. we'll tell you why police say they had to shoot at the suspects. >>> new scandal tied to the agency in charge of state parks. there are reports of hidden cash. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. a day just for pam cook. friday, it's the 15th of february i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. it's also very nice and sunny which is one of my favorite kind of days. >> it's a day for me too. >> it's a day for steve too. >> it is sunny and warm. we have very mild temperatures yesterday. warm for some. there is hardly any fog. if there is any it won't last long. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. nice and clear on highway 4 as well as you come up over the hill to
from russia, coming up. >>> a lot going on for you on this friday morning. friday, february 15th, a special edition of "starting point" begins right now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for being with us. the cruise nightmare is nearing ab end this morning. as thousands of people finally begin their journey home. . >> what a journey. we're in mobile just in front of the carnival cruiseline "triumph." hours ago this cruise pushed by those four tug boats making sure this thing was in line as it pulled here in mobile. a steady stream of more than 4,000 people, finally got off. all relieved to be off the listing, the stinking ship after enduring brutal conditions here for five long days. it was the sound passengers waited five agonizing days for, the horn, signaling the carnival "triumph" had finally arrived in port. cheers ending days of misery. >> happy to be home. >> wonderful to be home. >> passengers headed to a hot shower and warm bed. leaving their well documents vacation from hell behind. many heaping praise on the cruise in the process. >> they served us with smiles and
in "the newsroom." >> don't like this. >> meteor shower breaking overnight, amazing pictures out of russia. hundreds are injured as fragments of the meteor slam into earth. >>> plus -- >> it was kind of crazy. >> tired but ready to get on a bus and go get a shower, be in a place where the toilet flushes. >> i just really want a bed. >> reporter: sweet home alabama, back on land, the cruise from hell finally over for thousands of weary vacationers. >>> also, charged. prosecutors arguing the so-called blade runner olympian committed pre-meditated murder, reportedly shooting his girlfriend four times through a bathroom door. >>> plus this. >> don't you just love it? >> love what? >> tiffany's. >> reporter: it's "breakfast at tiffa tiffany's" not breakfast at costco. the discount warehouse known for gallons of mayo and bulk packs of underwear selling what they say are tiffany rings. the people behind that little blue box calling costco out this morning. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello. we begin with the shock and awe of a meteor sho
-800-progressive. >>> hundreds hurt when a meteor slams into russia. >> the size of a house. >> it was a sunrise of biblical proportions, a sky full of fire and brimstone. >> home at last, passengers from that crippled cruise ship finally back on land. >> i am hungry and in need of a hot shower. that's all i want is a hot shower. >> brings a whole new meaning to the term poop deck. >> carnival will have a lot of work to do to do away with the damage it's done to its reputation. >> oscar pistorius broke down in tears as the charge of murder was laid against him. >> a terrible crash this downtown san francisco. >> what's in that box, what's in that drawer? >> a delicate search continues in the south bay. >> bomb techs are going through this house room by room sifting through junk that's piled four feet high looking for bombs. >> investigators believe that crash and rob as we're calling it lasted perhaps about a minute. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >> your realtime captioner: linda marie
will be picked up by 6:00. and bart and mass transit getting off to a good start. >> in russia, 500 are injured after a stunning meteorite show. it happened 950 miles eat -- east of now. official say most of the injured were hurt by breaking glass. did you hear the "boom"? 14 have been hospitalized. it is believed the meteorite broke apart and fell in several places causing all the explosions. people in the it was a war zone. search teams have found three large pieces of meteorite debris so far and 10,000 police officers are looking for more. emergency officials have not reported any deaths. katie marzullo will have a live report with more in 30 minutes. >> students are ready to return to san leandro school that was shut down while police conduct add murder investigation on campus. amy is live with the latest on that story. amy? >> hundreds of children return here today. to them, this place is school. to friends and fell of the victim this is the place where they lost their loved one and held a vigil for him here the scene school last night. 24 hours after he was killed here. investigators are
-fi movie. a meteor blazed across parts of the skies in russia and exploded with the force of an atomic bomb. many sent to the hospital and hundreds were hurt. we begin the coverage at 5:00 with a look at what happened from fox's greg pal cot. >> reporter: this amateur video catching the meet yore speeding to earth at more than 33,000 miles per hour. turning to a massive fireball overhead in just seconds. the explosion lightings up the early morning sky cameras from all across this russian city 1,000 miles from moscow catching the rare event. on their cell phones including a sonic boom breaking through earth's atmosphere. the amazing event also a destructive one. explosion of the meteorite showering the city below with fireballs. shattering windows and damaging buildings. nearly 1,000 people were hurt. most of the injuries minor though. folks struck by debris and broken glass. [ speaking foreign language ] >> after the flash something happened for about three minutes. then we rushed outdoors. i was not alone. i was there with katya. the door was made of glass, a shock wave hit us. >> reporte
will be warming up today. 60s and 70s. >>> coming up on mornings on 200s of people hurt in russia after a meteor slams to earth. we'll show you the incredible video. >>> also a chase, crash, and gunfire on the streets of san francisco over night. we have an exclusive photo of the suspects car. stay with us. >>> a terrifying real-life scene that looks like a science fiction movie. hundreds are hurt after a meet yore slams -- meteor slams into earth. >> reporter: we're live in san francisco where a car thief sets off a police chase but ends in a five-car crash. we'll tell you why one officer opened fire and show you where the bullets landed. >> reporter: we're live here in antioch where a 14-year-old girl was killed as she was trying to cross the street. we'll bring you the very latest on the investigation and what some residents are saying about this very busy intersection. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's friday, february 15th. >>> a russian news agency is reporting that nearly a thousand people were injure
. >>> first astonishment in russia this morning. >> that it is norah, a ten-ton meteor blasted across the sky faster than the speed of sound. chunks of meteor crashed to earth, causing panic and injuring more than 500 people. >> meteorites landed near a mountain range near a famous soviet nuclear weapons site. mark phillips is in london good morning. >> good morning, norah, j.b. they got an eye opener of their own in the euro mountains, 900 miles east of moscow this morning. it was a sunrise of biblical proportions, a sky full of fire and brim stonestone. you have to see it and hear it to appreciate it. cold, dawn sky and then this. some of the noise came from sonic booms caused by meteor fragments traveling faster than the speed of sound but other explosions seem to have come from impact. or you're driving to work and you see this. or you're teaching in your classroom, and -- or hearing the commotion, you look out of your apartment window and then -- the onslaught caused widespread damage to buildings and to people. several hundred were hurt many due to flying glass and
mcclain, back in action, going out on a mission. it takes place in russia. he's trying to make amends with his grown son, jack. he finds himself wrapped up in this plot and they have to fight bad guys and shoot 400 people. take a listen. >> and bruce willis is 79 years old. >> get out of the way! sorry, ma'am. knock knock. >> that's right. rotten tomatoes, the crowd loves this one, 82%. critics, 13% from the critics. but the series has been around since 1988 was the first "die hard." i love bruce willis, i'm going to check it out. yippy kiya, mother russia. >> i'm working on "escape from planet earth," a 3-d animated space adventure. this is a cute movie. it's about a guy or an astronaut, he gets trapped by going to help a known alien -- dangerous alien planet. his brother has to come help him. we're talking about brendan frazier, ricky gervais, sarah jessica parker. so take a listen. >> freeze. >> who's next? >> okay, i love you guys. >> all right. so the good news is, there aren't a whole lot of reviews out there just yet. but there is one quick review that basically says, it's fami
coming up later in the hour. jenna: in the meantime you're seeing some of this new video in from russia. we'll show you some of the chaos that filled the streets of a russian city after a flaming meteor plunges to earth at supersonic speed causing wide-spread damage, injuring now almost a thousand people. that number has gone up over the last couple of hours. our greg palkot is live from london with the very latest on all of this. >> reporter: we've been taking the information and monitoring this spectacular video this, meteor smacking into russia. it happened in a city of about a million people, a little under a thousand miles to the east of moscow, and it happened just after 9:00 in the morning local time there, that is why a lot of people saw it, and a whole lot of people recorded it on their cellphones, on cameras in their car, on closed circuit television. russian scientists say that the meteor was at least 20 feet wide when it started to enter the atmosphere and weighed about ten tons and hit the atmosphere at a whopping33000 miles an hour. people saw the streaking of the meteor a
to a completely different space incident happening in russia where you had fireballs streaking across the skyline, crashing to earth after this meteor explodes as centers our atmosphere. the shock wave from that sonic boom shattered windows. look at the pictures. threw people under desks. buckled buildings. injured at least a thousand people. chad myers is here and just so i'm, first of all, crystal clear, because my first thought is this is odd, we're talking about this asteroid shaving -- buzzing past earth and now this meteor, totally unrelated. >> completely unrelated. one from the south. this came in from the north. completely different paths. it just happened to happen on the same day. >> that's odd. >> it really is odd. i know. >> the difference between an asteroid and a meteor is -- >> that it is an asteroid when it hits the earth's atmosphere it turns into a meteorite or a meteor. it hits the ground, it is a meteorite. an asteroid is sitting out there waiting to hit the earth. so it is really this thing was an asteroid. then it turns into a meteoroid when it is going to approach and get
with the suspect. it is a story that seems to have everyone talking today. hundreds of people injured in russia after meteorites slammed into a city in the mountains. this comes on the same day as an asteroid barely mrs. the earth. john gonzalez has more. -- barely misses the earth. >> and amazing. >> it is apocalyptic. >> the air blast shattered glass from several buildings, leaving hundreds injured. >> meteorites fall regularly. dozens of them recorded every year. >> it occurred in russia. >> [unintelligible] >> that was only the first act. 150 ft asteroid is headed toward the earth -- or very close any way. >> never before in human history have we seen an object of this size come this close to the earth's surface. >> the moon is 200,000 miles from earth. the asteroid will come as close as 17,000 miles. that's even closer than communications satellites. >> it will be my first time to see one. >> you better have a good set of binoculars or telescope around 2:00 or so this afternoon. and you'll have to be in australia or eastern europe. john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> great television fiction on
after an apparent meteor shower. >> this happened in the mountains much russia. that meteor was hard to miss as it streaked across the clear sky and literally shook the ground. this is amateur video of the meteor shower coming through. you can see it caused a huge flash of light in the sky before that crash. the country's emergency ministry says fragments of the meteor fell in a thinly populated area. it's an area about 900 miles east of moscow. more than 400 people are injured. mostly from broken glass. we're told, though, only three people have serious injuries. we've also gotten reports of at least one collapsed building. a roof. we'll continue to stay on top of this and bring you the latest as we get it. >> let's go to melissa mollet at the live desk. melissa? >> right now the bail hearing for olympic sprinter oscar pistorius is well under way. we have video of him arriving at court. nbc news has a reporter inside who says oscar is standing in court crying, his head hanging down, hands to his face. the double amputee is charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend,
the atmosphere in russia. some thought it was an earthquake, and others thought it was a nuclear attack. it caused intense loud and a loud bang. shock waves blew out glass and buildings in six cities and up to 500 people were injured by flying glass. >> another astronomical event happens later today. an astroid is due to make a close fly by of planet earth. but nasa says there's no chance the 150-foot astroid will hit us. at the closest point it will be 17,000 miles from earth, and that's closer than weather and tv satellites that are in orbit. we're giving you mixed messages there. we're saying it's not far, but it's closer than weather and tv satellites. okay. greg was in here, and i was happy to hear his explanation of things. >> he says we don't have to worry about it. in the meantime, do we have to worry about the weather? here's tucker barnes with the answer. >>> potentially so. thank you very much. not this morning. lots of sunshine. cool start to the day. later this afternoon, rain showers move in for the evening commute and might transition to snow later tonight. a lot going on
in russia. residents reported hearing and feeling this powerful blast followed by bright burning objects falling from the sky. >> wow. this happened earlier this morning. we're told buildings shook. car alarms went off. cell phone service was interrupted. russian officials tell us 247 people have been injured. >> my goodness. >> i think nine have been hospitalized. more than 200 injuries, most of those injuries from broken glass. >> boy, this is incredible. >> yeah. >> we'll have bill nye the science guy on later. maybe we can ask him about that cloud and what it means. >>> we're about to experience an extremely close encounter with an asteroid. a 150-wide space rock known as 2012 da-14 is expected to pass within 17,200 miles of earth. that's happening this afternoon. that could be the closest near-miss by an asteroid ever. the space rock won't be visible to the naked eye. the best chance to see it with the aid of a telescope will come at 2:44 eastern time this afternoon when the asteroid passes over the indiana ocean traveling at nearly 18,000 miles an hour. over the indian ocean. crazy
over russia, shattering glass and injuring hundreds. faced with an epidemic of gun violence, chicago's mayor proposes mandatory jail time for gun crimes. dean reynolds looks at how it could work. passengers from that crippled cruise ship tell their horror stories to anna werner. >> reporter: what was the worst part about that for you? >> not having a toilet. it was just really gross. >> mason: and -- >> the greatest heart, the selfless spirit. >> mason: the president honors heroes from sandy hook school. steve hartman goes on the road to learn more about one of them. >> when she started working with these kids, it was her mission. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> mason: scott is on assignment. i'm anthony mason. it happened in a flash and without warning. a meteor weighing 15 million pounds streaked across the sky over russia today causing a shock wave with a force equivalent to a small atomic bomb. the biggest meteor blast in more than a century. more than a thousand people were hurt, most from flying glass, when windows were blown out
shower shaking things up in russia. witnesses report hearing and feeling a powerful blast followed by bright burning objects falling from the sky earlier this morning. we're told building shook, car alarms went off, cell phone service interrupted. 250 injuries mostly caused by broken glass. we're waiting for this d.a. 14, the one we're wait fog this afternoon, it actually will pass close enough in the atmosphere, where we could have communication satellites orbiting the earth, i guess there is a very outside, almost no chance, but an outside chance it could disrupt communications. >> i'm now concerned. bill nye the science guy will be joining us to explain all of this to us when we don't understand the you nuances. >>> coming up, does chuck hagel stand a chance of a favorable vote in the senate. the latest right after the break. ave a concierge! i know; it's exciting! wow! what exactly is a cashback concierge? well there's lots of ways you can get cash back - i'm here to help you get the most bang-for-your-buck. it's a personalized thing from discover. it's easy, we won't try and s
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